Forsyth takes three-shot lead at Volvo Masters

Updated: 25 February 2007 09:04 IST

Alastair Forsyth fired a four-under-par 67 on Saturday to take a three-stroke lead in the third round of the Volvo Masters at Valderrama in Spain.

Forsyth takes three-shot lead at Volvo Masters

Valderrama:

Alastair Forsyth fired a four-under-par 67 on Saturday to open a three-stroke lead over Ian Poulter and Sergio Garcia in the third round of the Volvo Masters at Valderrama in Spain. Play was completed in fading light after an 86-minute afternoon delay caused by a passing thunderstorm. At start of the third day at the Volvo Masters, Sergio Garcia looked pretty well in control of the tournament - this his second to nine, leading to a birdie - 34 out, one-under par. Alistair Forsyth got his first birdie of the day at seven - an unlikely one too. The Scot then holed one at 13 just before a suspension of play for thunder and lightning - that put him eight-under. Then came the suspension of an hour and twenty minutes. After the restart, Sergio Garcia promptly dropped a shot on 13 but at 15 came a birdie. Then a birdie at 16 for Ian Poulter who was putting in a determined bid. But Alistair Forsyth had a birdie of his own at 16. And again at the notorious 17th for a best-of-the-day round of 67 and a three-shot lead to take into the final round. (AP)



Topics : Golf
Related Articles
Tiger Woods Roars With Bogey-Free 65 in Second Comeback Round
Tiger Woods Roars With Bogey-Free 65 in Second Comeback Round
Justin Rose Withdraws to Leave Tiger Woods Solo And Last
Justin Rose Withdraws to Leave Tiger Woods Solo And Last
Tiger Woods Returns With Mixed Bag in Hero World Challenge
Tiger Woods Returns With Mixed Bag in Hero World Challenge
Show Comments
Advertisement